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Pilot Card

Distance / Online Students

Distance and non-local online-only students may request a student ID by sending an e-mail from your LSUS student e-mail address to with the following required information:

Student's Full Name
Student's Address
Student's Phone Number
LSUS Student ID Number
A copy of your current class schedule, an acceptance letter or other documentation you are currently enrolled
A scanned copy of a state issued ID (such as a driver's license or passport)
Student's Photograph

Please note the following requirements when submitting a photo:

  • Photographs must be in color. They must be in focus, with sufficient lighting and back-ground contrast to ensure that the cardholder's front and head are clearly visible.
  • The photograph must be a frontal, full-front view of the cardholder, no profiles or angles. The cardholder's front must be centered horizontally and vertically within the image area.
  • The cardholder must appear in normal street attire (no costumes), without a hat or other headgear or dark glasses (unless required for religious or medical reasons).
  • The photo may only be that of the cardholder alone (no family, friends, animals, objects, etc., are permitted).
  • The photograph background should be of a solid white or tan color without designs or patterns.

Pilot Card Photo Sumission Dos and Don'ts

Refusal to comply with any or all of these conditions will result in your ID photo not being accepted and your card not being processed.

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